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11.328J / 4.240J Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City, Fall 2004

Urban designers at work.
Images of urban designers at work. (Image by Eran Ben-Joseph.)

Highlights of this Course

This introductory Urban Design course features an extensive bibliography in the readings section and a comprehensive set of introductory assignments.

Course Description

The course is designed to be an introduction to methods of analyzing, evaluating, and recording the urban environment first hand. Its aim is to supplement existing courses that cover theory and history of city design and planning and to better prepare students without prior design background for the studio sequence.


Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session



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